October 15, 2014

If any U.S. retail company understands the importance of selling not just its product, but also the experience of consuming that product in its stores, that company is Starbucks. The Seattle-based king of coffee excels at hiring friendly, motivated and upbeat sales people to help create the relaxed, refuge-from-the-world atmosphere that sets Starbucks apart and keeps customers coming back.

October 7, 2014

PepsiCo announced that Tony West has joined the company as EVP of government affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective Nov. 24.

October 3, 2014

PepsiCo announced earlier this week that it would be rolling out Pepsi True, which is sweetened with real sugar — as well as stevia leaf extract.

September 11, 2014

PepsiCo announced its "Purple On!" campaign against bullying. The initiative supports GLAAD's annual Spirit Day, which takes place on Oct. 16.

August 20, 2014

Feed the Children and PepsiCo extended a helping hand to families in Detroit by providing them with food, essentials and Avon products. Sixteen hundred families visited Second Ebenezer Church on 14601 Dequindre Road and took home boxes containing food and basic essentials that filled four tractor-trailers.

August 6, 2014

PepsiCo and Feed the Children, along with corporate partners, on Wednesday helped out families in the Buffalo, N.Y., area with food essentials and also supplied Avon products.

July 31, 2014

PepsiCo and the Nature Conservancy will unite to help increase recycling and protect drinking water in a new five-year partnership called "Recycle for Nature."

July 31, 2014

Retail and consumer products veteran Brian Cornell was named chairman and CEO at Target to fill 2-of-the-3 roles previously held by the company’s former top executive, Gregg Steinhafel.

July 25, 2014

PepsiCo on Thursday announced that James Schiro has resigned from the company's board of directors for health reasons, effective immediately.

July 24, 2014

Feed the Children and PepsiCo handed out 25-lb. boxes of food to 800 families at an event on Thursday.

July 2, 2014

PepsiCo and 7-Eleven on Wednesday announced the launch of two new food and beverage products for 7-Eleven customers. The companies are debuting Doritos Loaded and Mtn Dew Solar Flare, an exclusive flavor for 7-Eleven's Big Gulp beverages.

July 1, 2014

Doritos brand, from PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division, has just unveiled three new flavors that will hit store shelves in the spring.

June 19, 2014

With a focus on expanding its retail presence, Vestiage, which creates and distributes nutraceuticals under such brands as RegiMEN for men and Monterey Bay Nutraceuticals for women, has appointed Laura Stall as national VP sales.

June 12, 2014

Quaker Oats, a brand from PepsiCo, announced the introduction of Warm & Crunchy Granola, a hot cereal that delivers Quaker Oatmeal and the crunch of multigrain granola.

June 5, 2014

SoBe, a brand from PepsiCo, is launching a new campaign to help revitalize its image.

May 27, 2014

PepsiCo and the PepsiCo Foundation on Tuesday announced a donation of $300,000 to support relief efforts in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina after flooding devastated the areas.

May 8, 2014

Aquafina, a product from Pepsi-Cola North American Beverages, is launching a campaign encouraging people to drink more water.

April 25, 2014

Lay's potato chips, a brand from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, earlier this week announced that its Lay's Air Pops crisps would be entering more markets across the United States. In celebration of the expanded distribution, the company is introducing a new variety to the Air Pops lineup.

April 24, 2014

Mountain Dew, a brand from PepsiCo, on Thursday announced that for the first time, Mtn Dew Baja Blast — which is only available as a fountain beverage at Taco Bell — will make the leap to store shelves for a limited time beginning May 5.

April 22, 2014

PepsiCo on Tuesday announced the debut of new Twistos Baked Snack Bites to its portfolio.

April 21, 2014

Doritos, a brand from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, introduced something mysterious to snack food aisles across the country.

April 7, 2014

Cheetos and Doritos, two brands from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, announced the introduction of Cheetos Flamin' Hot/Doritos Dinamita Chile Limon Mix, which will bring a spicy-crunchy combo to consumers in a single bag.

April 4, 2014

PepsiCo and Major League Baseball Properties earlier this week announced an extension of their sponsorship agreement, further building on a relationship that has spanned more than 15 years.

April 2, 2014

Amp Energy, an energy drink from PepsiCo, announced a partnership with racing star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to produce a new sour grape flavor.